The National Association of Counties (NACo) in Washington, D.C., announces an opening for a Housing Fellow position within the Counties Futures Lab.
The National Association of Counties (NACo) unites America’s 3,069 county governments. Founded in 1935, NACo brings county officials together to advocate with a collective voice on national policy, exchange ideas and build new leadership skills, pursue transformational county solutions, enrich the public’s understanding of county government and exercise exemplary leadership in public service.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The fellow will work under the supervision of the Sr. Analyst for February through July 2023 to provide support related to the new NACo Housing Task Force and the NACo Housing Policy Solutions Matchmaker Tool. The fellow will assist in completing county housing policy research, analytical projects and administrative functions.
Qualifications and skills needed for the position are presented below:
- Previous academic or professional knowledge on housing policy
- Excellent writing skills
- Strong customer service and communication skills
- Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks under short deadlines
- Experience with Microsoft Office products; Excel and Word skills should be at intermediate level or higher
- Eye for detail; strong organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
- Background in public policy, economics, urban planning or related field
- Data and analytical skills, preferred, but not necessary
Graduate students, recent graduates or PhD students studying in political science, public administration, public policy, other social sciences or related fields of interest to NACo are encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to students with an interest in local/state government careers.
Fellows typically work at least 3 full days, up to 24-29 hours per week, depending on the Department’s needs and the fellow’s availability. This fellowship is paid.
To apply for this fellowship, please send a resume to email@example.com.
In your email, indicate your availability (approximate number of hours per week available to work and approximate start and end dates). Applications are processed on a rolling basis until all available positions are filled, so applying early is encouraged.
St. Analyst, Economics & Government Studies
660 North Capitol Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Fellows should primarily reside in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region for the duration of their internship, and anticipate working in an in-person setting for at least 50 percent of their working hours.